South Africa Tag

Pretoria, (c) Renee Grawitsky
Protest time in South Africa By Sandi Baker South Africa is a divided country that once prided itself on being the poster child for truth and reconciliation. The people of South Africa went out to march on Friday, 7 April, most against President Zuma but some for him. The marches were relatively peaceful with few incidents of violence and aggression. These were not the usual protests of black South Africans protesting against service delivery in far-flung areas in Limpopo away from the commercial hubs of Gauteng and Cape Town. TheseRead More

Posted On September 7, 2011By Sandra BakerIn Kolumnen und Themen, Litmag

Mzansi moments – What’s up in Jo’burg?

Südafrika ist ein spannendes Land,  mit einer lebendigen Kunst- und Kulturszene. Deshalb freuen wir uns über unsere neue Südafrika-Korrespondentin Sandra Baker, die uns von nun an auf dem Laufenden halten wird. Diesmal berichtet sie von zwei interessanten Festivals, die im September stattgefunden haben (Jo’burg at 125), bzw. gerade gestartet sind (The Arts Alive festival). Also: Nichts wie hin zum Flughafen und ab nach Jo’burg. Cultural and literary events in South Africa –Hi Folks, for those of you who will be in South Africa, in September and in particular in JohannesburgRead More